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Bob Dylan Booked as David Letterman’s Final Musical Guest

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Columbia RecordsBob Dylan will perform a rare television performance in honor of David Letterman‘s penultimate episode next Tuesday. This will be Dylan’s first performance on Late Show with David Letterman in nearly 22 years. He previously appeared November 18, 1993, during the show’s inaugural season on CBS. Previously, he’d performed on Letterman’s NBC Late Night show twice: on March 22, ... Read More »

Bruce Springsteen Releases August 1984 New Jersey Show as Part of Archival Concert Series

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Debra L. Rothenberg/Columbia RecordsA new live album capturing Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performing at the Brendan Byrne Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on August 5, 1984, is available for purchase online now as part of the Boss’ ongoing series of archival concert recordings. The show was the first of 10 consecutive concerts Bruce and the band ... Read More »

Rockers React to B.B. King’s Death

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Credit: Kevin WestenbergBlues legend B.B. King died Thursday at the age of 89 after years of ill health. Understandably, the music world is reacting to his death and mourning the void he’ll leave in music. Here’s a round-up of some the online reactions from the rock world: Ringo Starr: “God bless BB King peace and love to his family Ringo ... Read More »

The Edge Falls Off the Edge During U2 Vancouver Tour Opener

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Paolo PellegrinIt’s not nearly as serious a fall as Bono‘s bicycling accident last November, but U2 guitarist The Edge took a tumble of his own Thursday night — right off the stage during the kick-off of the band’s iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE tour in Vancouver, BC. A photo posted on U2’s Instagram shows The Edge, 53, raising his right arm, which ... Read More »

KC & the Sunshine Band Singer Recovering After Surgery

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Credit: A. StreiberKC and the Sunshine Band frontman Harry Wayne Casey, aka KC, is now recovering at home in Miami after undergoing an unspecified surgical procedure this past weekend. KC’s health issues first were revealed last week via his band’s official Facebook page. On Friday May 8, a Facebook message reported that the singer had been admitted to a hospital ... Read More »

UPDATED — Blues Giant B.B. King Dead at 89

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Credit: Kevin Westenberg Blues legend B.B. King, whose stinging licks played on his guitar nicknamed “Lucille” influenced generations of guitar players, has died at age 89, Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg confirms to ABC News king died in his home Thursday at 9:40 p.m. local time. “The blues has lost its king, and America has lost a legend,” says President ... Read More »

Blues Giant B.B. King Dead at 89

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Credit: Kevin WestenbergBlues legend B.B. King, whose stinging licks played on his guitar nicknamed “Lucille” influenced generations of guitar players, has died at age 89, Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg confirms to ABC News. King had been in hospice care at his home in Las Vegas after experiencing health issues last month related to diabetes. His passing comes one week ... Read More »

Watch Paul McCartney and Other Stars in Video for Chef Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day Anthem

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Mary McCartney/MPL CommunicationsAn official video for the new anthem promoting celebrity chef Jamie Oliver‘s Food Revolution Day campaign — featuring Paul McCartney, Ed Sheeran, Hugh Jackman and other stars — has premiered online. McCartney appears numerous times in the clip, sitting in a recording studio and holding an acoustic guitar as he sings the word “revolution” during the tune’s chorus ... Read More »